<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - South ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Train 74 and 75 Canceled Due to Track Work]]> Effective Monday, February 8, 2016 Only

Due to track work being performed by Norfolk Southern Railway, Trains 74 and 75 will be canceled on Monday, February 8, 2016. Passengers traveling between Raleigh and Charlotte can contact Amtrak for other train service options.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. Reservations and the most up-to-date arrival and departure times are available on Amtrak.com, our free mobile apps and at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

PSN 0116-53

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<![CDATA[Sunset Limited Trains 1 and 2 and Texas Eagle Train 2/422: Temporary Schedules Change]]> Effective January 8 through March 13, 2016

Due to track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway, Trains 1 and 2/422 will operate on adjusted schedules, as described below:

January 8 - March 13, 2016: Earlier Los Angeles to New Orleans Schedule

Eastbound Train 2/422 will depart Los Angeles six hours earlier than the times shown in Amtrak printed timetables, and operate six hours earlier at all stations through its arrival in San Antonio. From San Antonio to New Orleans, Train 2 will operate five hours and 10 minutes earlier. The schedule for Train 22 from San Antonio to Chicago will not be affected.

Coast Starlight Connection with Train 2/422: Due to the earlier departure of Train 2/422, Coast Starlight Train 11 will not arrive in Los Angeles in time for passengers to make connections with Train 2/422. Therefore, Coast Starlight passengers connecting with Train 2/422 will detrain in Sacramento and board a bus to Los Angeles that will arrive in time to board Train 2/422.

January 15 - February 19, 2016: Later New Orleans - San Antonio Schedule

Train 1 will depart New Orleans 90 minutes later than the times shown in Amtrak printed timetables, and operate 90 minutes later at all stations through its arrival in San Antonio.

For the most up-to-date schedules, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

PSN 1215-37 (Revised: 01/06/16)

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<![CDATA[Crescent Trains 19 and 20: Bus Service Provided between Atlanta and New Orleans]]> Effective Monday through Thursday Only; January 4 - February 4, 2016

Track work being performed by Norfolk Southern Railway will affect Trains 19 and 20 between New Orleans and Atlanta, on the following dates:

Monday through Thursday
  • January 4 - 7, 2016
  • January 11 - 14, 2016
  • January 18 - 21, 2016
  • January 25 - 28, 2016
  • February 1 - 4, 2016
Southbound Train 19: New York to Atlanta Only

On the dates shown above, Train 19 will terminate in Atlanta. Passengers will be provided bus service from Atlanta to Anniston, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg, Picayune, Slidell and New Orleans.

Northbound Train 20: Atlanta to New York Only

On the dates shown above, Train 20 will originate in Atlanta. Passengers will be provided bus service from New Orleans to Slidell, Picayune, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Meridian, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston and Atlanta.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Service Operates Normally

On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during this period, Trains 19 and 20 will operate between New Orleans and Atlanta, but may encounter delays along the route due to speed restrictions and freight train interference.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. Reservation and train status information is available on Amtrak.com, our free mobile apps and at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

PSN 1215-36

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